2019.2.2 Hotfix

  • Improved stability when copying or deleting a dimension.
  • Fixed an issue which caused upgrade failure when using the automated Revit Cloud Model upgrade tool.
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in duplicate global unique identifier (GUID) values when copying or mirroring parts.
  • The quantity state is now properly set allowing quantities in print reports for fabrication parts to be properly quantified.
  • Fixed an issue with a sporadic warning message that was being displayed when cancelling a reload configuration action.
  • Fixed an issue that caused modeled parts to either disconnect or vanish after reloading a configuration.
  • Improved Revit stability when working on a workshared model that contains an element in an invalid workset.
  • Fixed the issue when OpenAndActivateDocument API open the file path with non-lowercase extension.
  • Improved stability when working offline with file-based worksharing.
    Corrected the glazing material transmissive color in cloud rendering.
  • Fixed an issue where modifying a space would interact with group instances in the model causing the ‘Changes to groups are allowed only in group edit mode’ error.
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect topography geometry was created when linking a Civil 3D published topography which had large coordinates.
  • Fixed an issue where rooms and spaces could lose or no longer detect a linked model boundary after reload latest when using Revit Cloud Worksharing.
  • Fixed the Visible Transmittance value of glazing materials calculated incorrectly in the Material Browser.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a single-line pipe drop to not display when it is hidden by another element if there is a transition in the vertical pipe.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause extended lines to appear inside single line pipe rise and drop symbols when printing.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a single line pipe drop to not display a gap.
  • Improved performance of zone display in canvas.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause duct and pipe rise symbols to not display when they extend to the level above and are hidden on that level.
  • Fixed an issue where Background Room Color Fill with a non-solid fill pattern would incorrectly overlap cut walls when printing in vector mode.
  • Fixed an issue that caused a long delay when clicking the File Menu in the recent file list.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented particular worksharing cloud models containing steel connections from opening in Revit.
  • Fixed an issue with tooltips for the Revit Home/Close/Minimize/Maximize buttons, which caused them to display using an incorrect font.
  • Improved the stability when opening a project file.
  • Improved stability when using the copy or copy to clipboard command on a dependent view.
  • Improved stability in the API View.BoundingBox[].
  • Improve upgrade success rate when using the automated Revit cloud model upgrade tool.
  • Improved stability of Sync with Central when elements are included in background processes.
  • Fixed an issue where upgrade might fail when using the Revit cloud model upgrade tool.
  • Fixed the issue that worksets Opened status is changed unexpectedly when editing Manage Worksets in Manage Links dialogue.

2019.2.1 Hotfix

  • Resolved an issue that prevented export to dwg of multiple views/sheets.
  • Resolved an issue where monitored openings did not update when changes are made to the original object.
  • Resolved an issue that could cause MEP Fabrication elements to disconnect when reloading a Fabrication configuration.
  • Improved stability when opening a corrupt cloud model from Revit Home.
  • Resolved an issue where Revit Home could not show all cloud models when there were more than 200 files in a BIM 360 Document folder.
  • Resolved an issue that prevented steel fabrication elements from being visible after adding it in a cloud model in BIM 360.
  • Resolved an issue when using the rollback workflow in a workshared model and the central model contained steel fabrication.
  • Resolved an issue where Non-workshared models stored in BIM 360 could not be exported to IFC.
  • Saving a model as a cloud model is now blocked if there are any background tasks in progress at that time.

2019.2.0 Update

  • Security
    • Fixed a security vulnerability in communicating with web services.
  • Improvements
    • Added the ability for Revit and Revit LT subscribers to upload, save and access non-workshared models in the cloud.
    • Easily publish the latest version of Revit cloud models to BIM 360 with Revit Home.
    • Enabled functionality to zoom in a schedule by using the CTRL key in combination with using the mouse wheel or using the + / – keys to zoom in/out, and allow resetting to the original zoom level (100%) by holding down the CTRL key and press 0.
    • Made it possible to move elements very small distances – the error “Too small on screen” will not be displayed.
    • Added a Place an instance button in the mange image dialog.
    • Added Manage Images button to the ribbon when an image is selected.
    • Added the ability to adjust the Top elevation and bottom elevation for duct, cable tray, and conduit via parameters in properties palette.
    • Added new precast hollow core slab families.
    • Added support to create parts from imported bridge and tunnel geometry and other DirectShapes created with the Revit API.
    • Added GUID entries for each part to a PCF export.
    • Improved the appearance asset for a material so that Revit automatically uses the highest resolution texture for Advanced accuracy in Render Quality Settings. For Realistic views and Simplified accuracy in Render Quality Settings, Revit uses the low resolution textures.
    • Added the ability to pair male/female connectors to facilitate connector matching on MEP fabrication parts.
    • Added the ability to automatically match connectors when connecting parts with mismatching connectors.
    • Improved support for eccentric flat faced taps when using the Trim/Extend, Multi-Point Routing or Change service/Size features.
    • Improved the change size behavior between the properties palette and the edit part dialog for a more consistent experience when using MEP Fabrication Parts.
    • Added the ability to change the support types in the properties palette when using MEP Fabrication Parts.
    • Improved the behavior of the optimize straights feature to retain the original workset of the MEP Fabrication Parts being optimized.
    • Added support for changing round branch ends on taps in the Properties palette.
    • Improved the behavior of the split tool to use the MEP Fabrication Part’s original connector at the split joint.
    • Provided two new properties within the API to get the position and the shared position of the base point.
    • Added information to the Link Topography dialog.
    • Added the ability within the API TopographyLinkType to reload topography link.
    • Added the ability in the API to create a new topography surface element from explicit facets.
    • Added the ability within the API to call the functionality of showing/hiding gridlines for Schedules.
  • Resolved Issues
    • Platform
      • Annotation
        • Improved stability when using the Aligned Dimension tool in an area plan.
      • Background Processes
        • Prevented creation of a dump file upon every Revit Shutdown by Revit Worker.
      • Decals
        • Improved stability when copying a decal in a model.
      • Energy – Simulation
        • Fixed an issue that caused errors when using Insight from within Revit.
        • Improved stability in Revit when the Energy Analysis add-in folder is missing.
      • FBX
        • Improved the stability of FBX export.
      • File Open and Save
        • Improved the stability when opening a model in the Revit Home.
      • gbXML
        • Improved stability when exporting to gbXML.
      • Graphics
        • Improved stability in projects with linked Revit files using many filter and parameter combinations.
      • IFC
        • Improved the IfcGUID parameter to make it read/write.
      • Link Topography
        • Display the Link Topography error dialog to inform users about invalid surfaces after linking topography.
        • Fixed an issue with non-English characters in a linked topography file name.
        • Fixed an issue with the localization of a link topography warning message.
        • Fixed an issue with the layout in the Link Topography dialog.
        • Fixed an issue with handling position change after reloading a linked topography.
        • Fixed an issue that caused the Manage Links dialog to show incorrect results when loading a link is cancelled.
      • Legend
        • Fixed an issue with duplicating a family type and finishing group edit mode that would incorrectly trigger a ‘group instances do not contain identical members’ error.
      • Print
        • Fixed an issue with Consistent Colors forcing raster printing when there is a Revit link in the view.
      • Revit Cloud Worksharing
        • Fix an issue that Insert Link dialog fails to list folders and models when the host model is under a BIM 360 Docs account that has duplicated display name with another account.
      • Selection
        • Improved the Select by ID tool to allow only numeric entries.
      • Shared Coordinates
        • Fixed an issue that prevented the host model from being saved after modification of shared coordinate data.
      • Site
        • Fixed an issue with handling building pads creation on linked topography with complex geometry.
        • Fixed an issue with handling copy railings on linked topography.
      • User Interface
        • Improved stability when use the angular dimension tool in a 3D view.
        • Improved stability when using a 3rd party dockable pane in Revit.
        • Improved stability when interacting with the Properties palette.
      • Upgrade
        • Fixed an issue that prevented users from upgrading projects to the 2019 release.
      • View Templates
        • Improved stability when a selection box is created in a 3D view to which a view template is applied.
    • Architecture
      • Ceiling
        • Improved stability when placing a ceiling in the model.
      • Stairs
        • Improved stability when adding stair tread numbers to a linked model.
        • Improved stability when editing a U-Shape winder stair by dragging a run to cross another run.
    • MEP
      • Duct/Pipe
        • Fixed an issue that caused vertical pipes and ducts below mechanical equipment, air terminals, end caps, and some fittings to appear as a rise instead of a drop.
        • Fixed an issue that could prevent the pressure drop on a fitting from updating correctly when the loss method has changed.
      • Fabrication
        • Fixed an issue that allowed restricted parts to appear in the Type Selector when changing part types.
        • Fixed an issue when importing MAJ files where parts would lose their specifications.
        • Added support for changing tap sizes by resizing branch parts.
        • Improved behavior when to changing hanger types that are connected to structural element.
        • Improved the model performance when dragging parts in large networks.
        • Fixed an issue with pasting parts aligned to specific levels.
        • Improved the reload configuration feature to reduce that amount disconnections after reloading.
        • Removed the in-canvas rotation icon from fabrication supports.
        • Improved the accuracy of tags so rounding will be more consistent in high precision scenarios.
        • Improved the display of round and oval fabrication parts when they are modeled in a section view.
        • Improved the behavior of swap type when swapping between bends and traps.
        • Improved support for detailing in section views.
        • Improved the behavior of fabrication taps so they resize correctly when re-hosting to different size pipe.
        • Fixed an issue that could prevent dimension lines from updating correctly when ducts and pipes they reference are moved.
      • Graphics
        • Fixed an issue that could cause a pipe drop to display as a rise when flanges are used.
      • HVAC Zones
        • Fixed an issue that resulted in the inability to open a model when specific links were loaded.
      • Mechanical
        • Fixed an issue that caused lighting instance parameters “Voltage” and “Number of Poles” to become read-only after creating a switch system.
    • Structure
      • Beams and Braces
        • Fixed an issue that prevented the Height value of an opening to be displayed on the dimension line. Height is displayed for any category in Revit and is no longer limited to the Doors and Windows categories.
      • Reinforcement
        • Improved stability when changing a length of a segment of a bent fabric which would result in a length less than two bending diameters.
        • Fixed an issue where the parameter reporting the distance between the bar planes of a multi-planar bar would report an incorrect value after editing the family and reloading into the project.
      • Structural Connections
        • Improved stability when trying to create a contour cut steel modifier when on a beam without fabrication data attached, if that beam has a cut that is transformed to steel modifier.
    • API
      • Fixed an issue that occurred when compiling the DimensionLeaderEnd SDK sample.
      • Fix an issue where SiteLocation.GeoCoordinateSystemDefinition would return a string in the wrong format after acquire coordinate from the topography link.

2019.1.0 Update

  •  Security
    • As part of Autodesk’s ongoing efforts to provide the best security possible to our customers, we proactively applied security updates to our cloud servers. The Revit 2019.1 update includes an update to the product which is needed to maintain access to certain features after October 17th, for more details refer to Autodesk Knowledge Network.
  • Resolved Issues
    • Platform
      • Annotation Tags
        • Fixed an issue that caused some tags, which tag elements from Revit nested links, to shift location in the host file.
      • Closing Revit
        • Improved stability when exiting Revit.
      • Cloud Rendering
        • Improved cloud rendering time limitation from 100s to 600s.
      • Cloud Worksharing
        • Fixed an issue to prevent the Collaborate button from displaying when opening a cloud workshared project in Viewer mode.
        • Fixed an issue that resulted in an Unauthorized Resource Error dialog displaying when a user opens a project that has links to which the user does not have access. Instead, the Manage Links dialog now displays to allow the user to fix the path and load the link correctly.
      • Color Fills
        • Added measures to prevent view printing until color fills have finished calculating.
      • Decals
        • Improved stability when splitting a wall with a decal.
        • Improved stability when upgrading projects that contain images.
      • Design Options
        • Fixed an issue that occurred when placing components in a group while in a design option.
      • Dimensions
        • Improved stability when copying and pasting certain dimensions onto cut edges.
        • Fixed an issue that resulted in an error when toggling a dimension reference that references a view-specific cut line.
      • Export
        • Improved stability when exporting sheets to DWG and DXF format when views include dimensions rotated perpendicular to the view.
        • Fixed an issue in which the text color in an exported DWFx file was not overridden by “black” when “Black Lines” was specified in the Print Setup dialog.
      • Family Category and Parameters
        • Corrected the Family Category and Parameters dialog list to remove display categories that should be hidden.
      • File Open/Save/Upgrade
        • Improved stability when upgrading projects that contain families with corrupt DWG imports.
        • Improved stability when opening or saving a project.
        • Improved stability when exiting the File Open dialog.
        • Fixed an issue that prevented some projects from upgrading to 2019 format.
        • Improved stability when upgrading projects from previous Revit releases.
        • Fixed an issue that resulted in the unintended deletion of elements, which are then later reported as missing.
        • Improved stability when saving project while in edit mode.
        • Improved stability when upgrading projects that contain invalid mass geometry.
        • Improved stability when upgrading projects that require upgrades to independent views and associated sketch planes.
      • Help
        • Corrected an issue that occurred when pressing F1 in the Modify Dimensions tab and hovering over the Label text box or the Create Parameter tool. Both the Label text box and Create Parameter tool now display tooltips, and pressing F1 displays appropriate Help topics.
        • Enhanced the contents of the Levels tooltip.
        • Added a Help link to the dialog that displays when the default family templates cannot be found.
      • Import
        • Added the ability to import DWG files that contain font names longer than 31 characters.
      • InfoCenter
        • Fixed an issue in which Revit failed to start due to creation failures related to the default InfoCenter options file.
        • Fixed an issue to allow InfoCenter interactions to be properly recorded in journals as well as Customer Involvement Program (CIP) collection.
      • Materials
        • Improved stability when using the Paint dialog to apply materials to elements in a 3D view.
        • Improved stability when working with the Material Browser.
        • Improved stability when working with materials browser to edit material properties and generate thumbnail images.
        • Improved stability that could occur when using Paint tool.
      • Offset
        • Fixed an issue that caused unexpected results when using the offset tool.
      • Performance
        • Fixed an issue that could cause Revit to run out of Windows resources when working with multiple projects.
      • Project Browser
        • Improved instability when using keyboard shortcuts while the Project Browser is in focus.
        • Improved stability when double-clicking an item in the Project Browser.
      • Schedules
        • Improved stability when working with schedule view.
        • Improved stability when upgrading a project or family file with a revision schedule.
        • Improved stability when deleting a parameter in a schedule.
      • Undo/Redo
        • Reduced likelihood of producing missing elements after performing combination of save and undo commands.
      • User Interface
        • Fixed an issue that could lead to the display of an unexpected dialog while using Revit with dual monitors.
        • Improved error messaging when launching Revit without the appropriate .NET Framework version installed.
        • Fixed an issue where pressing the space bar in the Filters Dialog Box would result in the addition of multiple spaces.
        • Fixed an issue that prevented the Autodesk App Store from launching from within Revit.
        • Improved stability when revitworker.exe is not available.
        • Improved stability when closing Revit from the Windows task manager.
      • View Templates
        • Fixed an issue in the Visibility Graphics dialog that caused the Override Host Layers Edit button to be active when it should not be after applying a view template.
      • Views
        • Improved the Zoom Region tool so that it now moves the camera instead of zooming an uncropped perspective view, and can be used as a navigation tool.
        • Improved the behavior of 3D views when using Orient to View from the ViewCube, so that the section box is activated and clips the model according to the 2D view’s crop, view range, or far clip.
        • Fixed extraneous lines of a section box in an uncropped perspective view.
        • Improved stability when operating in views with a macro.
        • Fixed an issue that caused rendering images with an uncropped perspective to be very large when the resolution is set to Printer in the rendering dialog.
      • Worksharing
        • Improved stability when modifying and loading a family back into a project, and the family workset must be made editable to overwrite the existing version.
    • Architecture
      • Railings
        • The non-continuous railing dialog no longer allows users to enter names with prohibited characters.
        • Stairs
          • Improved stability when upgrading projects that contain multistory stairs.
    • MEP
      • Cloud Worksharing
        • Fixed an issue that caused random wires to be checked out when opening projects.
      • Duct/Pipe
        • Improved stability when using the rotate grip of an MEP connector.
        • Improved stability when modifying a hydraulically-separated piping network.
        • Improved stability when working with projects that contain MEP connectors.
        • Fixed an issue that could cause instability in Revit while dragging a pipe connector to connect to another element.
        • Fixed an issue that could cause hydronic systems to be assigned incorrectly when changing the junction type at a hydraulic separation point.
        • Fixed an issue where pipe fittings connected to pipes with very small slopes would get shifted when exporting to DWG/DXF.
        • Fixed an issue that caused branches to be deleted when changing the offset of the main run in a duct or pipe system.
        • Corrected the visibility of analytical pipe connections that are inside a plan region, but not inside the view range of the plan region.
        • Fixed an issue that could affect the display of center lines of ducts and pipes and their fittings when printing.
        • Fixed an issue that could prevent the removal of unconnected inline equipment from a duct or pipe system when using the Remove from System tool.
        • Fixed an issue that could cause pipes to be reassigned to the wrong system when a network with multiple hydronic systems (e.g., heating and cooling) is hydraulically separated.
      • Duct/Pipe Pressure Loss Calculations
        • Fixed an issue that could prohibit the flow from a pipe connector in a mechanical equipment family.
      • Fabrication
        • Improved the behavior of fabrication taps so they resize correctly when re-hosting to different size pipe.
        • Fixed an issue with the change service feature that caused the available service list to be over-filtered.
        • Improved performance in Opening/Reloading network configuration operations from a remote server.
        • Improved performance of opening the fabrication parts dialog used to preview and modify a fabrication element.
        • Improved stability when using the type selector while in the Multi-Point Routing command.
        • Added the oversize reviewable warning to oversized parts when using the Multi-Point Routing command.
      • Help
        • Fixed an issue with Wire button tooltip video not loading.
      • User Interface
        • Updated the user interface to hide some unsupported commands when Piping Analysis tools are disabled in the ribbon.
      • Spaces
        • Fixed an issue in which spaces no longer display in the System Browser and in the heating and cooling loads calculation in a workshared project.
      • Worksharing
        • Improved performance when running Reload Latest in a worksharing environment that containing thousands of MEP elements and spaces in the project.
    • Structure
      • Rebar
        • Fixed an issue that caused the position of tags on rebar in a linked Revit project to be reset upon reloading the linked project.
        • Improved stability when editing the family of a rebar shape created by sketch.
        • Fixed an issue where changing the rebar type during placement of free form rebar would create the bar with the existing type.
        • Fixed an issue where Reinforcement Length units were used for the spacing in the Summary parameter of an area reinforcement tag, instead of Reinforcement Spacing.
      • Structural Connections
        • Fixed an issue that would cause the Undo command to work incorrectly when applied to steel fabrication-related operations in a project in worksharing mode.
        • Updated the UI to remove the Customize button that displayed in the contextual ribbon when a failed connection was selected.
        • Fixed an issue that caused work planes to become disconnected from associated faces after changing the order of input elements for the connection.
        • Fixed an issue that caused steel fabrication elements to be deleted after performing undo, save and redo actions, by having redo become unavailable in this context.
        • Fixed and issue that caused a gusset plate to lose its initial shape after adding it to a custom connection.
        • Fixed an issue where a steel base plate connection became invalid after deleting one of its sub elements.
        • Fixed an issue that caused the Column Cut settings of connection parameters to be lost when copying a Base Plate Cut connection.
        • Fixed an issue that caused an incorrect transfer when copying a connection from the 3D view of one project to the floor plan of another project.
        • Fixed an issue that caused the tags placed on sub-elements to remain visible in a view when the sub-element category was set to hidden.
        • Fixed an issue where steel elements still appeared in the filter of a selection, even though they were outside of the crop region/section.
        • Enabled the section box option for selected connections in Collaboration for Revit after using the reload latest option.
        • Fixed an export behavior issue that caused an incorrect export to DWG of a Revit file with added steel connections.
        • Improved stability when placing dimensions during the editing or sketching of steel plates.
      • Truss
        • Fixed an issue that caused the rotation of a truss element not to be maintained after performing common actions, such as move or copy, on the truss.
        • Fixed an issue that could cause a truss to not be correctly mirrored in some cases.
        • Improved stability on truss editing to avoid a crash that occurred when double-clicking on the truss to edit it.
    • API
      • Exposed the fabrication insulation geometry in the public API.
      • Improved stability when printing sheets through the API.
      • Updated the getElements API method for duct and pipe systems to only return the end terminals.
      • Improved stability in the API caused by UndoMgrInterface.cpp.
      • Fixed an issue with handling user interface APIs.
      • Exposed to API the ability to copy parts’ division profiles across elements.

2019.0.1 Hot Fix